Ladd Lecture Series - Dr. Jeffrey Schloss to Speak

Evolutionary Theories of Altruism and Christian Morality: Contradictory, Complimentary, or Unrelated

As part of the Ladd Lecture Series, Dr. Jeffrey Scloss is to speak on “Evolutionary Theories of Altruism and Christian Morality: Contradictory, Complimentary, or Unrelated?" at 7pm Monday, April 7th in the Science Building, Room 102.

Jeffrey Schloss, Ph.D., studied biology and philosophy as an undergraduate at Wheaton College, pursued postbaccalaureate study in field biology at the University of Virginia and the University of Michigan, and received his Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Washington University. He has taught at the University of Michigan, Wheaton College, Jaguar Creek Tropical Research Center, and is currently Professor of Biology at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA and Director of Biological Programs for the Christian Environmental Association. He has been a Danforth Fellow, a AAAS Fellow in Science Communication, and a Discovery Fellow.

Dr. Schloss' twofold research interests include ecophysiological strategies of poikilohydric organisms and evolutionary theories of altruistic morality. His most recent project, a collaborative volume forthcoming from Oxford Press, is Altruistic Love: Scientific & Theological Perspectives.